Vacancy Details

Family Support Coordinator with Social Work Qualification

Surrey Heath Borough Council
£29,657 - £33,976 plus £2000 car allowance per annum
Surrey Heath House, Camberley
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
02/08/2021 at 12:00
Surrey Heath Borough Council

Grade:                         SH05

We are looking to recruit a Social Work qualified Family Support Coordinator. This is a new post within our team and the successful candidate will be able to hold a caseload as well as provide line management to student social workers on their placements and support in the escalation of cases.

The Surrey Family Support Programme is an innovative multi-agency project that supports the successful co-ordination of local statutory and voluntary services to work in partnership with families with complex and multiple needs.

The programme identifies families with issues such as unemployment, anti-social and offending behaviour, school attendance, domestic abuse and substance misuse and other concerns.  These families are supported towards better outcomes through a single multi-agency assessment, a Family Support Plan and co-ordinated partnership working. 

  • Be passionate and committed to multi-agency working as a way of support to families
  • Be able to work to targets set out by the national agenda
  • Have appropriate previous experience of working in a relevant field
  • Be an effective communicator
  • Have an effective understanding of safeguarding procedures for vulnerable children, young people and adults
  • Be skilled at developing ways of working that can bring about positive change to families or individuals  

Benefits include a minimum of 24 days annual leave, Local Government Pension Scheme and free car parking.

Closing date:  Monday 2nd August 2021 midday         

Interview Date  Friday 6th August 2021

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Equal Opportunities

Surrey Heath Borough Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707633 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.


Please note:

All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.


For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. To reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. If you choose to submit your CV with your application form we request that you remove all your personal details before uploading your CV. This will ensure that Managers cannot see your personal details when completing their shortlist.  If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.


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